Anna Cornelia Prall

27 November 1858–5 February 1926 (Age 67)
East Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Anna Cornelia

When Anna Cornelia Prall was born on 27 November 1858, in East Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, her father, William Bellis Prall Sr., was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Blackwell Quick, was 22. She married Levi Holcombe Quick about 1878, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870. She died on 5 February 1926, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Levi Holcombe Quick
Anna Cornelia Prall
Marriage: about 1878
Harriet Elizabeth Quick

Spouse and Children

about 1878
Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Bellis Prall Sr.


    Elizabeth Blackwell Quick




    Abraham William Prall


    Cornelia Prall


    Cornelius Prall



    Hannah B Prall


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 3

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 18

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a noisy or boisterous person, from Middle High German pral ‘noise’.2 English: habitational name from Prawle in Devon, probably named with Old English prāw ‘lookout’ + hyll ‘hill’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Annie C Quick in household of Levi H Quick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna C Zwick in household of Levy H Zwick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna C Quick in household of Levi H Quick, "New Jersey State Census, 1885"

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